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Rural Health
Funding by Topic: Wellness, health promotion, and disease prevention

Summaries of funding programs are provided by RHIhub for your convenience. Please contact the funder directly for the most complete and current information.

Research to Improve Native American Health (R01 and R21 Clinical Trial Optional)
Grants to support health promotion, disease prevention, treatment, or treatment services research to improve health in Native American populations. For the purposes of this program, Native Americans include Alaska Natives, American Indians (whose ancestral lands fall at least partially within the U.S. mainland border), and Native Hawaiians.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. Territories
Application Deadline: May 17, 2022
Sponsors: National Cancer Institute, National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences, National Institute of Mental Health, National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism, National Institute on Drug Abuse, National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities, National Institutes of Health, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, U.S. National Library of Medicine
Georgia Shape School Physical Activity and Nutrition Grant Program
Grants for public school programs that address physical activity and nutrition for children in Georgia.
Geographic coverage: Georgia
Application Deadline: May 18, 2022
Sponsor: Georgia Department of Public Health
Violence Against Women Grants to Indian Tribal Governments Program
Grants to assist tribal governments and authorized designees of tribal governments to respond to domestic violence, dating violence, sexual assault, sex trafficking, and stalking in their communities.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. territories
Application Deadline: May 19, 2022
Sponsors: Office on Violence Against Women, U.S. Department of Justice
Maryland Agricultural Education and Rural Development Assistance Fund
Grants to rural-serving nonprofit organizations in Maryland that promote statewide and regional planning, economic and community development, and agricultural and forestry education. Priority funding areas include agriculture, energy, rural broadband, healthcare, youth engagement and workforce/economic development.
Geographic coverage: Maryland
Letter of Intent (Required): May 20, 2022
Application Deadline: Jul 15, 2022
Sponsor: Rural Maryland Council
Rural Maryland Prosperity Investment Fund (RMPIF)
Grants to promote economic prosperity in Maryland's disadvantaged and underserved rural communities, with priority given to projects that address entrepreneurship, healthcare, infrastructure, and regional councils.
Geographic coverage: Maryland
Letter of Intent (Required): May 20, 2022
Application Deadline: Jul 15, 2022
Sponsor: Rural Maryland Council
Luce Indigenous Knowledge Fellowship
A fellowship for Native Americans engaged in meaningful work that benefits Indigenous people and communities in reservation and/or urban settings. The fellowship is open to both emerging and experienced leaders from a wide variety of fields, including but not limited to agriculture, food systems, youth leadership development, natural resource management, climate change, economic development, journalism, language and cultural revitalization, and traditional or contemporary arts.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: May 26, 2022
Sponsors: First Nations Development Institute, The Henry Luce Foundation
Kentucky Community Mini-Grants
Small grants to support evidence-based or evidence-informed health outreach projects to reduce health disparities in rural and Appalachian communities in Kentucky.
Geographic coverage: Kentucky
Application Deadline: May 27, 2022
Sponsor: University of Kentucky Center for Clinical and Translational Science
AmeriCorps VISTA Sponsoring Agency Request for Concept Papers
A national service program that provides resources and staffing for organizations and agencies working to alleviate poverty and address poverty-related problems in local communities.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Jun 1, 2022
Sponsor: AmeriCorps
Jenco Awards
Monetary awards that recognize visionary leaders who contribute to the quality of life of individuals living in Appalachian Ohio.
Geographic coverage: Ohio
Application Deadline: Jun 1, 2022
Sponsor: Foundation for Appalachian Ohio
Louisiana New Horizons Grant Program
Grants for new, innovative projects to improve the health, education, and well-being of the people of Louisiana.
Geographic coverage: Louisiana
Application Deadline: Jun 1, 2022
Sponsor: Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Louisiana Foundation